Emirates Airlines confirmed the death of a passenger on a flight on March 14.
The male passenger died on Saturday on board a flight from Dubai to Boston, the Massachusetts State Police said.
A spokesman for the Dubai-based airline confirmed the death, adding that cabin crew had administered CPR to the passenger after his collapse, but stopped responding and died.
Emirates can confirm that a passenger on board flight EK237 from Dubai to Boston collapsed on March 14th. After consulting with doctors through Emirates’ Medlink system, our cabin crew administered CPR to the passenger. However, the passenger did not respond and died Unfortunately, Emirates expresses its condolences to the family.
The Massachusetts State Police said on Friday officials were told that a passenger on board Emirates flight EK237 was on the way from Dubai to Boston and was suffering from a cardiac arrest. The passenger was a 59-year-old male from Worcester.